The World’s Greatest Shave is a fundraiser in which the participants shave their heads and are sponsored for doing it. The money goes to the Leukaemia Foundation. Many of you remember when John Quiggin shaved off his iconic beard for the cause in a father-and-son shave. (This year, he’s coloured his hair instead.)
Our friends’ daughter has gone the full Telly Savalas, and she is only eight, so I think she deserves MUCH KUDOS. Girlchild, you bitchin’. “During” and “After” pics under the fold.
The comments posted on the WGS site were a crackup. Dad:
On 31 Jan 08, T. wrote:
Was this your Mothers idea ? Wait til I see her next visit, good luck. Love Dad
NB – they do live in the same house last time I looked.
But Grandma is old-skool!
On 5 Mar 08, Grandma wrote:
My darling Girlchild, I do not approve of this action just as I was horrified when your Father shaved his head however, as it is for a good cause I will sponsor you – just don’t send me any photos I don’t want to know. Grandma
That would have increased the cool factor somewhat. It’s her mother though who caused me to ruin yet another keyboard:
On 30 Jan 08, B. wrote:
Dear Girlchild, It has been 8 years since your father and I had the back of your head tattooed. We can’t wait to see it. Love from your mother.
She’s a champion.